STORE MANAGER in MILWAUKEE WI

DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Recruit, select and retain qualified employees according to federal and state labor laws and company policies; ensure store is properly staffed.
  • Provide proper training for employees; conduct performance evaluations; identify gaps for appropriate solutions and/or counseling, up to and including termination.
  • Make recommendations regarding employee pay rate and advancement.
  • Communicate performance, conduct and safety expectations regularly; coordinate meetings and events to encourage safety, security and policies.
  • Ensure that the store is appropriately staffed and effectively opened and closed each day. Personally open the store a minimum of two times per week; personally close the store a minimum of two times per week.
  • Evaluate operating statements to identify business trends (including sales, profitability, and turn), expense control opportunities, potential shrink, and errors.
  • Order to ensure the meeting or exceeding of in-stock targets; review ordering plan, seasonal direction and inventory management issues on a weekly basis; follow up on Basic Stock Replenishment (BSR)/cycle counts.
  • Facilitate the efficient staging, stocking and storage of merchandise by following defined company work processes.
  • Ensure that all merchandise is presented according to established practices; utilize merchandise fixtures properly including presentation, product pricing and signage.
  • Maintain accurate inventory levels by controlling damages, markdowns, scanning, paperwork, and facility controls.
  • Ensure the financial integrity of the store through strict cashier accountability, key control, and adherence to stated company security practices and cash control procedures.
  • Provide superior customer service leadership.
  • Maintain a clean, well-organized store; facilitate a safe and secure working and shopping environment.
  • Ensure that store is adequately equipped with tools necessary to perform required tasks.
  • Follow company policies and procedures as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures manual, Employee Handbook, and company communications; ensure employee compliance.
  • Complete all paperwork and documentation according to guidelines and deadlines.

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
  • Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit control.
  • Ability to perform IBM cash register functions to generate reports.
  • Knowledge of inventory management and merchandising practices.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, counseling and termination practices including legal compliance and internal processes.
  • Knowledge of cash, facility and safety control policies and practices (deposits, store keys, SAFE program, etc.)
  • Good organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited standardization exists.

WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent strongly preferred.
  • One year of management experience in a retail environment preferred.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Aligns motives, values and beliefs with Dollar General values.
  • Supports ownership by tapping into the potential of others.
  • Acts as a liaison between the corporate office and store employees.
  • Fosters cooperation and collaboration.
  • Interacts with staff tactfully yet directly and maintains an open forum of exchange.
  • Demonstrates responsiveness and sensitivity to customer needs.
  • Applies basic principles of retail (i.e., ordering cycles, peak inventories, merchandise flow, etc.)
  • Provides continuous attention to development of staff.
  • Recruits, hires and trains qualified applicants to fulfill a store need.
  • Ensures store compliance to federal labor laws and company policies and procedures.

WORKING CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Frequent walking and standing.
  • Frequent bending, stooping and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks.
  • Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as hand-held scanner, pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers, two-wheel dollies, and U-boats (six-wheel carts).
  • Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 pounds.
  • Occasional climbing (using ladder).
  • Regularly driving/providing own transportation to make bank deposits and occasionally to attend management meetings and to other Dollar General stores.
  • Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level.
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 per year

Experience:

  • Retail Management: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Location:

  • Milwaukee, WI (Required)
Company
Dollar General
Posted
11/06/2021
Salary Range
$35,000.00 - 69,000.00
per Year
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Location
Milwaukee, WI 53244, US
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